Sustainable Business


The Gonzaga University Sustainable Business LLC presents an opportunity for business majors to live and study together.  Sustainable Business LLC residents benefit from access to differentiated courses, guest speakers, extra-curricular activities, and LLC specific resources, which should strengthen their foundational development as future professionals.  In particular, the LLC experiences are designed around developing a sustainable business mindset in students that considers a wide range of diverse stakeholders, and is ultimately goal-driven, resilient, integrity-centered, and analytic.

Located In:  Kennedy Apartments

Open To:  All second-year business (major/minor) students.

Benefits of the Business LLC Program

  • Live and learn with other business majors.
  • Participate in special events and activities tailored toward business students.
  • Explore the theme of sustainability and sustainable business.
  • Engage in special opportunities and programming at Gonzaga and around Spokane.
  • Develop an ethos informed by Jesuit values for the common good and being for and with others.

Value and Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the academic year, Sustainable Business LLC students will be/have:

  • Able to intentionally communicate using effective professional writing techniques.
  • Knowledgeable about sustainability and related CSR reporting topics.
  • Developed habits for navigating ethical challenges while considering a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Taken opportunities to network with professionals and other members of the Gonzaga community interested in sustainable business practices and reporting.

Student Responsibilites

Sustainable Business LLC students must:

  • Remain in good academic standing with the Business School and Gonzaga University.
  • Remain in good social standing with Gonzaga University and Housing & Residence Life Department.
  • Participate in a certain number of LLC related activities throughout the academic year.
  • Register for and remain in Accounting 260 and 261 during time of residence in the LLC (note: the plan is to offer this class during the same days and times for fall and spring).

Note: Students do NOT need to be enrolled in the Sustainable Business minor to participate in the Sustainable Business LLC.